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Ahnfeltia plicata   (Hudson) Fries

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Florideophyceae | Ahnfeltiales | Ahnfeltiaceae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range ? - 12 m (Ref. 87872).  Boreal

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Northwest Atlantic, Arctic and Antarctic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is known to settle in depths of up to 20 meters (Ref. 95730). Vegetative reproduction is rare; asexual reproduction is effected by the formation of various kinds of spores; sexual reproduction is unique in this group due to their passive, non flagellated sperm cells (spermatia) (Ref. 87872).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Vegetative reproduction is rare; asexual reproduction is effected by the formation of various kinds of spores; sexual reproduction is unique in this group due to their passive, non flagellated sperm cells (spermatia) (Ref. 87872).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Guiry, M.D. and G.M. Guiry. 2009. (Ref. 80701)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Price category (Ref. 80766)